Key Features

  • Covers the basics of feline anesthesia, analgesia, preoperative and postoperative care of the patient, orthopedic instrumentation and implants
  • Contains detailed sections on investigation and diagnosis of feline orthopedic diseases and injuries, with specific chapters on diseases of the footpads and nails, tumors of the musculoskeletal system, and polytrauma
  • Surgical techniques of feline orthopedic diseases and injuries are explained step-by-step with many schematic illustrations
  • Presents both classical treatments using cost-effective implants and new osteosynthesis techniques using modern implants
  • Over 20 new and original surgical methods are included

Table of Contents


  • Clinical Approach to the Orthopedic Patient

  • Musculoskeletal Diseases

  • Polytrauma

  • Introduction to Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • The Surgical Patient

  • Orthopedic Materials, Instruments, Implants and Techniques

  • Treatment of Selected Surgical Diseases and Injuries

Details

No. of pages:
582
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702037337
Print ISBN:
9780702029868

About the editors

P. M. Montavon

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinic for Small Animal Surgery, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Katja Voss

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinic for Small Animal Surgery, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Sorrel Langley-Hobbs

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery School of Veterinary Sciences University of Bristol